PPD in Parents of NICU Babies: Upcoming Webinar

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The National Premature Infant Health Coalition will be hosting a webinar on May 9, 2012, from 2-3pm Eastern on “Acute Stress Disorder (ASD), Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Postpartum Depression (PPD) in Parents of NICU Babies”.  The featured speaker, Dr. Michael Hynan, will describe the symptoms of ASD, PTSD and PPD, different trajectories of recovery, and research on a potentially dangerous relationship between high levels of emotional distress in new parents and impaired infant development.  Dr. Hynan will discuss potential interventions as well as model NICU programs, including teaching parenting competencies and developmental care, screening mothers and fathers for emotional distress, parent support groups led by veteran NICU parents, psychologists and psychosocial programs in the NICU, family-centered care and referral networks.  To register, go to https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/230292937.

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About Katherine Stone

is the founder & editor of Postpartum Progress. She was named one of the ten most influential mom bloggers of 2011, a WebMD Health Hero and one of the top 25 parent bloggers using social media for social good. She also writes the Fierce Blog, and a parenting column for Disney's Babble.com.

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  1. sarah freeman says:

    are you going to/giving this seminar Katherine?

  2. Bec Mabanglo-Mayor says:

    Do you know if there’s a transcript of this webinar available? Thx.